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United States Representative

QUALIFICATIONS:

TERM IN OFFICE: 2 Years (United States Constitution, Article 1, Section 2)

TERM BEGINS: Noon, January 3, 2023 (United States Constitution, Amendment XX, Section 2)

FILING PERIODS:

  • Established Party:
    • Not more than 113 nor less than 106 days prior to the General Primary (10 ILCS 5/7-12)
    • November 25 – December 2, 2019 (for the 2020 election)
  • Independent and New Party:
    • Not more than 141 nor less than 134 days prior to the General Election (10 ILCS 5/10-6)
    • July 13 – July 20, 2020 (for the 2020 election)
  • All candidates will file with the Illinois State Board of Elections, 2329 S. MacArthur Blvd., Springfield, IL 62704-4503, either by mail or in person.

NOMINATING PAPERS:

  • Petitions:
  • Statement of Candidacy:
  • Loyalty Oath (optional): All Candidates (SBE Form P-1C) (not currently available)
  • Statement of Economic Interests: Not required for Federal Offices

SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Established Party: Not less than 0.5% (0.005) of the qualified primary electors of the party in the congressional district at the last presidential election. [10 ILCS 5/7-10(b)]
  • Independent Party: Not less than 5% nor more than 8% (or 50 more than the minimum, whichever is greater) of the total number of persons who voted at the last regular General Election within the congressional district. (10 ILCS 5/10-3)
  • New Party: Not less than 5% of the total number of persons who voted at the last regular General Election within the congressional district. There is no maximum signature requirement. (10 ILCS 5/10-2)

IMPORTANT NOTE:

  • Financial Contributions: All candidates file with the Federal Election Commission, 1050 First Street NE, Washington, D.C. 20463. If you have specific questions, you may call them at (800) 424-9530.
  • Federal filing requirements are subject to change by the FEC. Contact the FEC for the latest information on filing requirements.
FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION:

DUTIES (Source:  National Archives):

  • Make laws
  • Raise revenue, authorize and appropriate federal funds, and manage the federal debt
  • Provide for the common defense
  • Provide for the general welfare
  • Regulate commerce among the states and with foreign nations
  • Establish the federal court system and define federal crimes
  • Declare war and maintain and regulate the military
  • Direct a census every 10 years
  • Impeach federal officers, including the President (Impeachments are tried in the Senate)

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